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November 18, 2016 Press Release
‘The call to serve continues at home’

Washington, DC—To better transition our nation’s veterans into meaningful civilian careers, U.S. Senator John Cornyn and U.S. Representative Will Hurd have introduced companion legislation in the House and Senate designed to incentivize state and local governments to hire veterans as law enforcement officers.

November 18, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC—Many Border Patrol Agents and Custom’s Officers who work daily to secure our borders will finally be provided financial certainty, thanks to a bill that passed the Senate on Thursday evening and has been sent to the President’s desk. The bill, authored by U.S. Representative Will Hurd, standardizes overtime pay within U.S.

November 15, 2016 Press Release
‘Stop rewarding insolence and start protecting Americans’

Washington, DC – With the Iran Sanctions Act set to expire at the end of the year, U.S. Representative Will Hurd voted with 418 of his colleagues to extend industry sanctions due to Iran’s obstinate nuclear and ballistic missile testing.

November 14, 2016 Press Release

San Antonio, TX – U.S. Representative Will Hurd is pleased to announce the selection of the Marathon Water Supply and Sewer Service Corporation (WS&SS) for two grants totaling more than $230,000 for water improvement projects.

October 19, 2016 Press Release
Border towns know how vital border trade is for economy

Eagle Pass, TX – In order to alleviate traffic along the border, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announced a transformative construction project to widen U.S. 277 through Maverick, Kinney, and Val Verde counties. Funding for the project was made possible by U.S.

October 17, 2016 Press Release
‘We must keep our promises to our nation’s seniors,’

San Antonio, TX – The Alliance for Patient Access (AfPA) announced that Texas Congressman Will Hurd is being honored for his commitment to protecting seniors’ access to Medicare.

October 14, 2016 Press Release
‘We owe our freedom to these heroes,’

San Antonio, TX—At a roundtable with local law enforcement leaders, San Antonio natives Senator John Cornyn and Congressman Will Hurd announced a new joint-initiative to better transition our nation’s veterans into meaningful civilian careers.

October 13, 2016 Press Release

San Antonio, TX -- Today, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) presented U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-TX-23) with the NAM Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence at an event hosted by NAM member Toyota of Texas at their facility in San Antonio.

October 3, 2016 Press Release
‘Livelihood of Texas farmers is critical to our economy’

Fort Stockton, TX—For his outstanding representation of the West Texas agriculture industry, U.S. Representative Will Hurd was presented with the Friend of Farm Bureau Award at the Pecos-Reeves Farm Bureau annual meeting.

September 29, 2016 Press Release
‘Serna deserves honor for sacrifice and courage’

Washington, DC— After a year-long effort championed by local veterans groups and community leaders, U.S. Representative Will Hurd’s bill to honor a local military veteran has been signed into law by the President. Under the new law, the Tornillo Port of Entry in El Paso County will be named after Private Marcelino Serna, the most decorated WWI veteran from Texas.

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